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CVE-2014-9629

Published: 24 January 2020

Integer overflow in the Encode function in modules/codec/schroedinger.c in VideoLAN VLC media player before 2.1.6 and 2.2.x before 2.2.1 allows remote attackers to conduct buffer overflow attacks and execute arbitrary code via a crafted length value.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
vlc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
precise Does not exist
(precise was needed)
trusty
Released (2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1)
upstream
Released (2.1.6,2.2.0)
utopic
Released (2.2.0-0ubuntu0.14.10.1)
vivid Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
wily Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
xenial Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
zesty Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/videolan/vlc/commit/9bb0353a5c63a7f8c6fc853faa3df4b4df1f5eb5

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.8
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H